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BR teen arrested for second-degree murder

 A teen has been arrested for the shooting death of another teen.

Police: Body discovered in Kenner canal

Kenner police said a body was found floating in a canal Thursday morning. Police said the body was found floating in the canal near the intersection of Emerson Street at Northwestern Drive.

Second offense DWI driver had interfered with interlock device to start vehicle

A man arrested for his second DWI admitted to police that he interfered with the interlock device installed in his vehicle to gain the ability to drive while intoxicated.

I-10 reopens; investigation of crash continues

The cleanup effort on Interstate-10 is finally over. Officials have given the all-clear, which should be good news to morning commuters.

Parts of I-10 and I-12 closed due to chemical spill

If you're planning to head to Baton Rouge tonight or tomorrow you may want to reroute. There have been major traffic delays all across the capital region.

Man locks self in cockpit

A man is in police custody tonight after police say he locked himself in an airplane cockpit at Baton Rouge Metro Airport.

Lafayette Football Field Gets Face Lift

It is a sports landmark in Lafayette and thanks to the city and the Kiwanis club Clark field got a bit of a face lift.

Lafayette man in jail tonight charged with second degree battery and aggravated assault

A Lafayette man is in jail tonight charged with second degree battery and aggravated assault.

Deputy Brandon Nielsen laid to rest

Deputy Brandon Nielsen was laid to rest today less than a week after he was shot and killed while on duty in St. John The Baptist Parish.

LSU Police seeking suspect responsible for felony at Rec Center

On August 14, 2012, the male displayed below was observed committing a felony theft at the LSU Student Recreation Center.